Tags: K12 Education

Power Up and Press Play with Esports Spaces
26 May

Power Up and Press Play with Esports Spaces

Power Up and Press Play with Esports Spaces Author: Dr. Christina Counts The rise of esports is paving the way for schools to embrace structured esports programs as an extracurricular sport alongside traditional competitive sports programs. School leaders understand that esports offers the same valuable lessons and skills that traditional sports do, making these programs...
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Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab
29 Apr

Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab

Transforming an Aging High School Library into a Modern, Collaboration Lab As a public high school that offers a rigorous college prep curriculum, University High School (UHS) serves students in grades 9-12 who are committed to success in high school and beyond. Through a partnership with Wayne State University, all of UHS’ seniors attend class...
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Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning
11 Apr

Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning

Creating Collaborative Spaces for Students Post-Remote Learning When Lamphere High School welcomed its 730 students back on campus for the 2021-22 school year, it wanted every student to have a Chromebook. This would not only eliminate the need for computer labs, but it would also free up physical space in the school’s media center (which...
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4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center
31 Mar

4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center

4 Reasons to Create an Esports Space in the Media Center Academic esports continues to grow in K-12 schools as an extracurricular activity that attracts students of all backgrounds. The benefits of esports in schools are clear: evidence shows that academic esports benefits students’ overall academic performance and social emotional learning––plus, students who are successful...
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4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks
22 Feb

4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks

4 Benefits of Flexible Seating: From Floor Learning to Standing Desks Author: Dr. Christina Counts Traditional classroom seating was created with traditional learning in mind, but with many schools transitioning to modern, flexible, and active learning practices, classroom design must also transition to support new ways of learning. And while traditional seating approaches still have...
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What It Means to Be a Sustainable Furniture Company: Designing With Sustainability in Mind
15 Feb

What It Means to Be a Sustainable Furniture Company: Designing With Sustainability in Mind

What It Means to Be a Sustainable Furniture Company: Designing With Sustainability in Mind Schools and workspaces of the future are designed with environmental sustainability in mind for everything from architectural design and creative reuse to the furniture pieces we use in the spaces we create. Design decision-makers in these spaces need to not only...
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MiEN Company’s New KIO Tinker Table Quickly Switches from a Bookcase to a Workstation and More
08 Nov

MiEN Company’s New KIO Tinker Table Quickly Switches from a Bookcase to a Workstation and More

New table adapts to multiple learning needs in classrooms, media centers, makerspaces and STEAM labs GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Nov. 9, 2021 – Schools’ limited space means that they need furniture that can adapt to multiple situations. For this reason, MiEN Company has created the KIO Tinker table, a 360-degree mobile bookcase that doubles as...
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